Gainesville Friends Meeting encourages use of the Meetinghouse for activities that are consistent with Quaker testimonies and values.
3/24/2020: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the Meetinghouse is closed.
5:00 - 6:00 pm Mondays.
Weekly peaceful witness at the corner of 23rd Avenue and 43rd Street in Gainesville (near the Fresh Market)
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this witness is cancelled until further notice.
Gainesville Quaker Meeting now has a Wednesday night Meeting.
5:30 pm ---- 30 minutes of program consisting of Spiritual Explorations, including (among others)
Bible, Koran, Torah, and other texts
Quaker thought and philosphy
early Quaker writings
6:00 pm --- simple meal
7:00pm --- Meeting for Worship
Gainesville Quaker Meeting
Meeting for Worship: First Day (Sunday) 11:00 am
First Day School: First Day 11:15 am
Fellowship: First Day 12:00 pm
Meeting for Worship for Business: Second First Day of the Month: 12:45 pm
Mid-Week Meeting Fourth Day 5:30 pm
Robert Lawrence Clayton
March 7, 1926 - December 23, 2016
Each year the clerk of the meeting prepares a report on the spiritual state of the meeting. These reports are filed with the Yearly Meeting in January of each year. The reports for the last several years may be found here.
Gene Elaine Stimart Beardsley
Theodore Culver Jones, Jr.
In today's Opinion Section of the New York Times was an interesting piece about Quakers and the use of pronouns. The only thing the writer really got wrong was the mistaken idea that modern Friends no longer use "thee" and "thou". But, nevertheless, interesting.